scalade

noun
sca·​lade | \ skə-ˈlād How to pronounce scalade (audio) , -ˈläd \
variants: or scalado \ skə-​ˈlā-​(ˌ)dō How to pronounce scalado (audio) , -​ˈlä-​ \
plural scalades or scalados

Definition of scalade

archaic

First Known Use of scalade

1591, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scalade

obsolete Italian scalada, from scalare to scale, from scala ladder, staircase, from Late Latin — more at scale entry 5

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“Scalade.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scalade. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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